Wagering calculator

Enter three post-DJ! Round scores below to see wagering suggestions for each player.

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Jeff: You ought to try wagering between $301 and $5,200. This will top a $0 wager by Sam while still beating Candy and Sam on the Triple Stumper (should Candy wager to cover Sam's doubled score and Sam wager to cover your doubled score).

Sam: You ought to wager to cover Jeff, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you ought to choose between wagering $0 or maximizing your winnings with a bet of all $7,500. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $6,900 (to shut out Jeff) or less than $5,500 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Jeff). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Candy.

Candy: Wager $6,501 to cover Sam.

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